A judge in Madrid has ruled that the body of the surrealist painter Salvador Dali should be exhumed.
A Madrid courtsaid the exhumation was required as there are no other biological or personal remains from which his DNA can be extracted.
Dali, who died in 1989, is buried in his museum in the town of Figueres in northeastern Spain.
The goal is to determine whether the painter is the biological father of Pilar Abel, a woman settled in Girona, Catalonia, the region from which the artist originated. At the time Martinez's mother was working as a maid for another family who had a house next door and only lived there for part of the year. Abel, a divorced mother of four, has said her main goal is to establish paternity, but after filing a lawsuit in 2015, she told The New York Times that she was also seeking "whatever corresponds to me".
It was love at first site between Dali and the woman to whom he gave the pet name Gala.
Dali's cryptic, enchanting work was ultimately worth hundreds of millions of dollars put together, and he bequeathed it all to the Spanish state upon his death. If it is proven that Martinez is Dali's daughter, she will be entitled to 25% share of his estate that is estimated to be up to €300 million (approximately Rs 2,290 crore), The Independent reported.
The Dali Foundation, which manages the estate, plans to appeal the order in the next couple days.
Dali was married to his wife Gala for 48 years until she died in 1982. Abel had previously tried to confirm her parentage with a DNA test in 2007 but it was inconclusive because the DNA used was a "secondary source".
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